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School Security

03/02/2015 0 Comments
School Security

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th Jan 2015     Securing our schools In the wake of the Peshawar tragedy a number of voices have been raised to question the authorities on what is being done to secure schools from another such incident. The initial response was to bring forward the […]

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Storms and Safety

20/11/2014 0 Comments
Storms and Safety

This article was first printed in DAWN Magazine on 2nd Nov 2014     If you happened to listen to the local media most just raised an alarm about the impending cyclone and potential damage it could cause. What went missing though were public service messages from the authorities on how to prepare for a […]

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Are you prepared for Emergencies? Do you have a Grab-Bag?

11/07/2014 0 Comments
Are you prepared for Emergencies? Do you have a Grab-Bag?

This Article was first Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, June 22nd, 2014 Do you live in a zone impacted by natural distastes, earthquakes or floods from rising rivers or sea levels? Are you concerned that your town or city is prone to sudden outbreaks of unrest and shutdowns? In Pakistan this is not unheard of […]

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KARACHI FIRE BRIGADE NUMBERS

12/11/2013 0 Comments
KARACHI FIRE BRIGADE NUMBERS

Karachi Fire Brigade Numbers DOWNLOAD LIST KARACHI FIRE BRIGADE NUMBERS  

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24/7 Emergency Response Facilities in Pakistan

14/10/2013 1 Comment
24/7 Emergency Response Facilities in Pakistan

Updated 27 November 2013 Here’s a list of 24/7 Emergency Response (Medical) Facilities in Pakistan compiled with the help of those who have used them. This list will be updated on a regular basis with the date posted for reference.   You can help compile us compile more information here : SUBMIT DATA ON 24/7 ER Facilities […]

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Firecracker Safety

24/06/2013 2 Comments
Firecracker Safety

Each year the use of firecrackers at weddings, new years, sporting events and religious occasions grows. Unfortunately with this unchecked growth (despite official bans) the number of casualties also rises.  The most common injuries suffered are from burns and shrapnel from exploding crackers. While most injuries are easily treated at general hospital emergency wards, fire […]

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Kitchen Safety Tips

30/05/2013 6 Comments
Kitchen Safety Tips

There comes a time in our lives, when almost all of us want to make, create, invent some form of art and cooking is one such avenue. At a tender age we create dripping chocolate lumps in the name of brownies, squished veggies for salad and geographical patterns in the name of bread/roti. This milestone should […]

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Earthquake Safety Basics

17/04/2013 6 Comments
Earthquake Safety Basics

When the Shaking Starts If you are indoors: If in a high-rise building – Drop, Cover and Hold On. Avoid windows. Do not use elevators. If you are not near a desk or a table, drop to the floor next to an interior wall and protect your head and neck with your arms. If in bed stay there […]

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